Transmission Services for 2018 Kia Forte5

What Does Your Kia Forte5 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Forte5’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2018 Kia Forte5 transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Kia Forte5 transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Forte5’s not even driveable.

Kia Transmission Recommendations for 2018 Forte5s

According to Kia, your Forte5’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Kia recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2018 Kia Forte5s at certain intervals with Kia-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2018  Kia Forte5 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Kia Forte5 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Kia Forte5 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Forte5’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2018 Kia Forte5 Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Kia? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Kia tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Forte5’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Forte5 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Forte5 transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Kia Forte5 transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Kia, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for Kia Forte5 Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2018 Forte5, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.